Global Bid Opportunity Finder

Search for public sector bid opportunities globally

Global Bid Opportunity Finder (GBOF) is an online tool funded by the Government of Canada that enables Canadian businesses to search for commercial opportunities with foreign governments.  Made in Canada for Canadians, this tool provides information on what opportunities are available to Canadian businesses to grow and expand into new international markets. 

Fastest growing opportunity consolidator

GBOF offers access to bid opportunities from over 30 sources, covering 200 jurisdictions. With this tool, you no longer have to  log in to multiple sites to find new business opportunities.

New opportunities every day

Over 5,000 new public sector opportunities are added to site every day in sectors such as aerospace, clean technologies, resources, infrastructure, ICT and more.

Designed for Canadian businesses

The Global Bid Opportunity Finder tool is available exclusively for all Canadian businesses. No matter your company size, there is an opportunity for you to sell to a foreign government.

screenshot of GBOF showing search results

1.5 Million

Number of opportunities available today in over 23 sectors.


Number of jurisdictions covered.

Get started with Global Bid Opportunity Finder


Sign up to get started. Explore options.
Discover new markets. 


Find business opportunities. Share interesting bid requests with colleagues.

Take Action

Assess opportunities. Indicate your interest in bidding. Write a winning proposal.

Sample list of sources

Features of Global Bid Opportunity Finder

Search for opportunities by

GBOF screenshot for filtering bid opportunities in mining and oil and gas in the UK
GBOF screenshot for filtering bid opportunities

Filter using terminology for your market

Get your entire business development team involved

Screenshot of GBOF showing how to share opportunities

Sectors for opportunities

Within GBOF you can select the sector that is most relevant to your business. These include:

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture
  • Clean technologies
  • Defence and security
  • Financial and insurance services
  • Fisheries
  • Forestry and wood products
  • ICT
  • Industrial machinery
  • Infrastructure
  • Life sciences
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Professional services

Learn more about us

We are committed to helping Canadian businesses sell their goods and services to foreign governments. Learn more about the services we offer. |

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